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Collegium Musicum presented a program of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods of European music history on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Memorial Chapel. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

The Spring Faculty Dance Concert Storied Places was held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 in the CFA Theater. Storied Places featured dance and spoken word by Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Dante Brown ’09, Sydnie Liggett, Kellie Lynch, Rick Manayan ’17, and Annie Wang; and live music by the Jay Hoggard Harlem Hieroglyphs Ensemble including […]

The Shanghai Quartet—violinists Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, violist Honggang Li, and cellist Nicholas Tzavaras—returned to Wesleyan for their Connecticut debut with pipa (Chinese lute) virtuosa Wu Man to perform “A Night in Ancient and New China,” featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11, Op. 95; traditional folk songs; and the Connecticut premiere of […]

A children’s concert by the Wesleyan University Orchestra under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina followed by a multi-station instrument petting zoo was held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

Private Lessons Teacher Stan Scott and friends performed reels, jigs, waltzes, and old and new songs of emigrants, soldiers, mystics, lovers, and laborers in The Russell House on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.  

The Connecticut debut of Syrian vocalist/songwriter Gaida, one of the most “effusive and charming” (Timeout New York) singers on the world-music scene was held on Friday, February 5, 2016 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra, directed by Adjunct Professor of Music and African American Studies Jay Hoggard, and Jazz Ensembles, directed by Noah Baerman and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Private Lessons Teacher Pheeroan akLaff, performed an end of the semester concert on Friday, December 11, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here […]

Students from MUSC 109 “Introduction to Experimental Music” and special mystery guests staged their original work as part of a series of overlapping performances in their realization of John Cage’s “Musicircus” on Thursday, December 10, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions […]

Renowned percussion ensemble Mantra Percussion premiered new works written for them by Wesleyan student composers on Sunday, December 6, 2015 in World Music Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

An evening of great gospel music by the 100 members of Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Marichal Monts ’85 was held on Monday, December 7, 2015 in the Crowell Concert Hall. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

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